Sand image on beach in Hazare’s support

August 13th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Saturday created a colourful sand sculpture of Anna Hazare on the beach in Puri to express solidarity with the social activist in the fight against corruption.

The sculpture depicts Hazare’s face and the national tricolor. It also bears the message “Fight against corruption”.

Pattnaik told IANS he and his students spent about five hours to create the image using about 10 tonnes of sand.

The sand sculptor has participated in more than 37 international sand sculpture championships across the globe and has won many awards. He figured in India’s Limca Book of Records a number of times in the past for his art work.

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